Cūḷa-dhammasamādāna: shorter discourse on taking up Dharma-[practices]
(🤖 8m): “monks, there are these four ways of taking up practices.
(1. pleasure now (5 sensual pleasure strings), future pain (reborn
in lower realm))
(sensual pleasure compared to creeper that kills tree)
(2. Painful now (useless austerities), future pain (reborn in lower
(3. Painful now (resist urge of 5niv), future pleasure (reborn in
(4. Pleasure now (4j jhanas), pleasure future (rebirth in deva